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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  10 June 1998 (France)
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A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back... See full summary »

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Vincey Sauris
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Buzz Wagner (as T.C. Carson)
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Emile Pillsbury
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Robin Moon
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Megan Pillsbury
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Tara Ricotto
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Alicia Pillsbury
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Sarina Classer
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Auntie Mahalia
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Jared Bartoziak
Eddie Garcia ...
Javi Rogero
Timothy Paul Perez ...
Gus Rogero
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Diego Tellez
Gibbs Tolsdorf ...
Dwight Bergman
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Marcia Fu
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Storyline

A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group becomes strongly divided on their actions. Jennifer Tilly is the mother hen of the group who tries to hold everyone together. The lesbian lovers break up when one admits to having an affair with a man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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10 June 1998 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Nyugi, ez csak szex!  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$269,167 (USA) (30 April 1999)

Gross:

$452,654 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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Producer Steven J. Wolfe makes a cameo in the final scene in the dining room. He sits to Megan's right side. See more »

Quotes

Megan Pillsbury: Could we may be not talk about Sarina for five minutes, please?
Alicia Pillsbury: You don't real have to be so testy, dear. After all, you did live together for a very long time....
Megan Pillsbury: For god's sake, mother. Anyone else's parents would be thrilled their daughter was out of a lesbian relationship and seriously seeing a man. A handsome successful good man at that. But you two, you just carry on!
Alicia Pillsbury: [to Jared] She always was the testy one! Um ha ha!
Emile Pillsbury: [in a low voice] Alicia, I think it's enough.
Alicia Pillsbury: No, it's time for honesty ...
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Selected Clothing for Javi and Additional Cast Members provided by Pop Icon/Herbie Velez See more »

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References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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Written by Bonnie Warren & Anthony Newett
Performed by Anthony Newett & Rich Orr
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An amazing film... has everything,
22 July 2005 | by (Enschede, NL) – See all my reviews

Relax... It's Just Sex starts out as a comedy. The first twenty minutes are absolutely hilarious; the jokes are well-timed, the characters really seem to have chemistry and the there is a general light-heartedness about the film. This, however, changes after the first half hour. The jokes move to the background. Now it's about the people. Relax... turns into a touching drama with a lot of different topics: gay bashing, procreation, AIDS, finding love are a few that spring to mind. Everyone, gay, bi or straight, male or female will identify with at least one of the characters. It doesn't matter that some of the characters are slightly exaggerated. It's the problems they deal with and the way they deal with those problems what makes this truly a film to watch.


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